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Tomaz Salamun

Tomaz Šalamun is widely recognized as one of the leading Central European poets. He is the author of more than thirty collections of poetry in Slovenian, and has had books translated into most of the European languages. He lives in Ljubljana and occasionally teaches in the US. His recent books in English are Feast (Harcourt, 2000), A Ballad for Metka Krašovec (Twisted Spoon, 2001), Poker (Ugly Dukling, 2004), Blackboards (Saturnalia, 2004), and The Book For My Brother (Harcourt, 2006).


Madonna del parto

Summer 2006 | Poetry

  Chi è hítija, chi è hítija, the angry driver shouted. A classmate had thrown a stone pinecone, which ricocheted off the asphalt and struck the window of the bus. As the smaller one, out of collective guilt, I pissed myself. I. G. Plame int [...]